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Creating a reading community - Goodreads

Creating a reading community - Goodreads | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Encouraging young people to read has never been harder - on the one hand. Recess and lunchtimes at our school attest to a full-to-bursting library, but on closer inspection our boys are socialising...
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Jane Schmude's curator insight, March 17, 2013 11:22 PM

It is an exciting time for teacher librarians...with all of these possiblilities for enticing students into books.

Jessica Raeside's comment, March 27, 2013 5:19 AM
Just joined up today to Goodreads. Would love to trial it in the classroom. Incorporating SM should definitely increase the level of engagement for reading.
Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, March 28, 2013 12:40 PM
I've created a group called Carnegie awards which will shadow the shortlist. Feel free to join to get a feel how the groups can work.

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The library is full of words and they don't all live inside books

The library is full of words and they don't all live inside books | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Words tell a story. You're thinking about stories in books, aren't you? What about the words that are free-floating - on walls, shelves, boxes? Some have been created recently while others have liv...
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SRC election time - posters with attitude

SRC election time - posters with attitude | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
The school is currently plastered with creative and quirky posters created by students promoting themselves for the coveted SRC leadership for each level across 9-12. Leadership is a word and behav...
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art does matter

'Time only exists so not everything happens at once'
Artist: Troika (Eva Rucki, Sebastien Noel, Conny Freyer)
Material: video installation, 3 min
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Awesome Visual Featuring Six Types of Readers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Visual Featuring Six Types of Readers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Of course, it's not Christmas yet, but many events have whizzed by - Speech Night last night; awards assemblies; various celebratory morning teas; year 9 and 10 transitions... ...the end is nigh......
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Melbourne University librarians visit Melbourne High School Library

Window to the school
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Educational Leadership:Coaching: The New Leadership Skill:The Coach in the Library

Educational Leadership:Coaching: The New Leadership Skill:The Coach in the Library | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it

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Tea duelling/Michael Pryor visit/ Steampunk dress ups

Tea duelling/Michael Pryor visit/ Steampunk dress ups | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
What a day we had - Michael Pryor's visit and workshop, the Reading Awards assembly, and our inaugural Tea Duelling event (see previous post for information). Thanks, Denise, for making this happen...
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Practice for Tea Duelling

Practice for Tea Duelling | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
As posted earlier, we are going to host Tea Duelling in the library this Friday. If you missed the post then have a quick read, otherwise none of this will make any sense. We had to practise to mak...
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Have you googled 'blue' lately?

Have you googled 'blue' lately? | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Our library has been coloured blue. That is to say, we have blue books displayed in various parts of the library. Random, you say? I call it serendipitous. How valuable can serendipity be? Let's ex...
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MHS Ice Bucket Challenge 2014

MHS Ice Bucket Challenge 2014 | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Thanks to Mr Mike Frencham for this video of yesterday's MND Ice Bucket Challenge which involved -  so I am told - about 600 students and some teachers. Great effort to raise funds for the Motor Ne...
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Don't fancy being killed in a traditional duel? Then Tea Duelling is for you! Coming soon to MHS

Don't fancy being killed in a traditional duel? Then Tea Duelling is for you!  Coming soon to MHS | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Photo source Michael Pryor (Master of Steampunk) will be visiting us on October 17. We have decided to host the Inaugural MHS Tea Duel to celebrate this event and enter into the culture of Steampun...
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Who said pink was not for boys? Pink Stumps Day @mhs

Who said pink was not for boys? Pink Stumps Day @mhs | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
It's Pink Stumps Day so the school is dotted with pink. We like to do our bit in the library. Of all the library team, Denise Beanland is most committed to supporting causes. We enlisted the help o...
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Co-curricular groups Expo - We are much more than marks

Co-curricular groups Expo - We are much more than marks | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Monty and Gregor encouraging students to join the Book Club Melbourne High School's motto, "More than just marks", is no mere claim. This week the energy of student-run (and teacher-coordinated) co...
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100 great novels by living authors (and more) - 3 lists compiled by Blair Mahoney

100 great novels by living authors (and more) - 3 lists compiled by Blair Mahoney | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Hello there. I hope you've been enjoying the freedom of the Summer holidays. I definitely have and so this blog has been dormant for quite some time. It's okay; we all need a break. So to start off...
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Information Literacy vs. the Demagogue | The Journal of Creative Library Practice

Information Literacy vs. the Demagogue | The Journal of Creative Library Practice | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it

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Laureate Launch 2015 - guest author Chris Womersley

Laureate Launch 2015 - guest author Chris Womersley | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
This year's Laureate, our literary magazine, was launched in the library this afternoon, with award winning Australian author, Chris Womersley, as guest speaker. There is no doubt that Melbourne Hi...
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Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians | Teacher Librarian

Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians | Teacher Librarian | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: This article was originally published as a Tag Team Tech column on www.voyamagazine.com. It has been reprinted and reproduced numerous times

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Brain power - Carlo on Rubick's

Brain power - Carlo on Rubick's | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
I give you Carlo Piccolo-Cody on Rubick's cube - timelapse by Hyperlapse. The real speed version was not much slower. That was brilliant, Carlo.
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Phantom mathematicians in the library

Phantom mathematicians in the library | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
One of the cool things Pam Saunders introduced to the library when she assumed the Head of Library position this year was the interactive whiteboard. I don't mean an actual Interactive Whiteboard b...
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Libraries on horseback and other unusual bookmobiles

Libraries on horseback and other unusual bookmobiles | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Welcome to Term 4! It's only the second day but already the library has been returned to its normal happy chaos. I came across this post about Finding libraries in unexpected places. I'm not sure a...
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MHS Ice Bucket Challenge 2014

MHS Ice Bucket Challenge 2014 | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
Thanks to Mr Mike Frencham for this video of yesterday's MND Ice Bucket Challenge which involved -  so I am told - about 600 students and some teachers. Great effort to raise funds for the Motor Ne...
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Celebrating the freedom to read - gearing up for Banned Books Week

Celebrating the freedom to read - gearing up for Banned Books Week | What is a teacher librarian? | Scoop.it
We're gearing up for Banned Books Week next week. In this week we celebrate the freedom to read, and the freedom for all people to information, by highlighting books which have been (or are) banned...
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